Patrice Lataillade, a former Marc Jacobs executive, has filed a lawsuit against company president Robert Duffy, alleging violations of state and city laws based on charges of sexual discrimination and retaliation.
Lataillade was chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Marc Jacobs International and was let go in September. The lawsuit was filed earlier this week in a New York state court in Manhattan. Also named as defendants in the suit were MJI and Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Inc.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"